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Ekta Gupta


Ekta Gupta

Early Career Fellow, Archaeological Sciences Centre, Humanities and Social Sciences

  • B.A., Geography, Kirorimal College, Delhi University, Delhi
  • M.A., Geography, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune
  • M.Tech, NIIT University, Neemrana
  • PhD, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru

Email: ekta.g -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Website : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ekta-Gupta-5

  • Work experience

    • Early Career Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, (October 2021 to Present)
    • Project Associate-II , National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru, (August 2020 to September 2021)
    • Research Assistant , National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru, (July 2015 to July 2016)
    • Junior Research fellow , Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, (July 2014 to June 2015)

  • Selected Publications

    1. Gupta Ekta and M B Rajani (2020). Historical maps of Indian Coast: Importance and challenges. Journal of Coastal Conservation. 24:24 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11852-020-00739-7
    2. Gupta, Ekta., Rajani, M.B. Geospatial Analysis of Historical Cartographic Data of Kollam Fort. J Indian Soc Remote Sens 48, 1567–1581 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12524-020-01181-w.
    3. Gupta, Ekta, Rajani MB and Menon S (2019). Remote Sensing investigation of the Buddhist archaeological landscape around Sannati, India. Jr. Archeological Sciences, Report. 25, pp. 294-307
    4. Gupta, Ekta, Das, S, Suganya, K, Kumar, V and Rajani, MB (2017). The need for a National Archaeological database. Current Science, 113 (10). pp. 1961-1973. ISSN 0011-3891
    5. Gupta, Ekta, Das, S. & Rajani, M. B. (2017). Archaeological Exploration in Srirangapatna and Its Environ Through Remote Sensing Analysis. J. Indian Soc. Remote Sens. doi:10.1007/s12524-017-0659-9. pp 1057–1063.
    6. Bagchi, S., Gupta, E., K. Murthy, & N.J. Singh (2017). Assessing the evidence for climate driven phenology change in high altitude wetlands of Ladakh. Pp. 189-204, in Prins, H.H.T. & T. Namgail (eds), Bird migration across the Himalayas: wetland functioning amidst mountains and glaciers. Cambridge University Press.
    7. Das, Sonia, Gupta, Ekta, and Rajani M B. (2017). “Archaeological remains in and around Avati hill”. Indian Journal of Archaeology 2(3). http://www.ijarch.org/Abstract.aspx?articleno=153.
    8. Gupta, Ekta and RN Sankhua, (2014). ‘Assessment of Physical Status and Irrigation Potential of Canals using Arcpy’. Proceedings of Esri India Users conference on Geo-enabled digital India, Delhi.

  • Awards

    1. Awarded ‘Early Career Fellowship’ for one year (2021-2022) in IIT Gandhinagar.
    2. Awarded ‘Nehru Trust UK Visiting Fellowship’ for three months to conduct archival work in various libraries and archives in the UK in 2018
    3. Awarded NIAS PhD Fellowship for four years from August 2016 to July 2020
    4. Awarded ‘Best Student Paper’ at 15th Esri India User Conference: 9-11 December 2014, Delhi.
    5. Granted full fellowship for M.Tech programme from ERSI Inc, California, USA, world’s leading organization in development of GIS software and ESRI India, 2012-2014.